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ay the looting began seven years ago nearly half the time jackson has represented his chicago district in congress. jackson pleaded guilty to conspiracy to make false statements in his campaign finance reports, mail fraud, and wire fraud. jackson's wife pleaded guilty to filing false income tax reports. the former congressman is the son of jesse jackson. he was born in 1965 on the very same month that his fatherd from selma to montgomery with martin luther king, jr. today jackson, jr. told the judge "i have misled the american people." here's dean reynolds. >> reporter: jesse jackson, jr., entered the courthouse quickly and then struggled with his emotions inside as he pleaded guilty to charges he spent campaign funds on himself his family and his house. his wife sandra a former chicago alderman, also pleaded guilty. as he left court, jackson apologized. >> i'm sorry i let everybody down. >> reporter: jackson's lawyer reed weingarten said it was a difficult morning. >> it was a morning that had to come. jesse needed to come to terms with his misconduct and those who were in co
>>> holding back tears. former congressman jesse jackson, jr., admits to stealing campaign funds. >> the prison time jackson and his wife now face. >> hi. i'm kai jackson. and i'm mary bubala. here's what people are talking about. >> several years in prison. that's the sentence illinois congressman jesse jackson, jr., is facing after admitting in court, he took hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign funds for personal use. danielle nottingham reports for wjz from washington. >> reporter: jesse jackson, jr., wiped tears from his eyes as the judge read charges against him. the former congressman admitted to spending more than $700,000 in campaign cash on personal items and said he misled the american people. >> jesse needed to come to terms with his misconduct, and those who were in court saw that he did precisely that. >> reporter: jackson spent $43,000 on a rolex watch, $9,000 on furniture. and more than 5,000 on expensive clothes. his wife sandra was also in court wednesday, facing her own charge of filing false income tax returns. j
. >>> former congressman jesse jackson, junior pleaded guilty to stealing campaign funds. jackson and his wife are if federal court in washington dc. jackson was charged with misusing more than $750,000 in those funds. prosecutors said he used the money for personal expenses and lavish gifts including a $43,000 rolex watch. jackson's wife, former chicago city council sandi jackson is going to plead guilty to filing false tax returns. >>> in 10 days $75 billion in cuts is set to take effect. the president is issuing a stern warning to congress again. real people are going to lose their jobs. congress isn't in session and won't be back until next week. >>> we are waiting to find out who bought a winning mega millions ticket from the gas station in mount erie. state lottery officials say a ticket worth $26 million was sold at a shell station. the cash option is $19 million. here are the winning numbers that were drawn, 1, 15, 19, 30 with the mega ball of 28. >>> it is still shaping up to be a cold day here. lots of clouds around. we saw a few peaks of sunshine earlier this morning. could the weat
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to cuba's small jewish population. >>> former illinois congressman, jesse jackson, jr., could be facing years in prison. danielle nottingham reports. he could get years in prison. >> reporter: former congressman jesse jackson, jr., left a courthouse in washington, after admitting he spent more than $700,000 in campaign funds on permanent items. >> did you say you're sorry you let everybody down? >> i'm sorry i let everyone down. >> reporter: jackson spent $43,000 on a rolex watch. $9,000 on furniture. and more than $5,000 on expensive clothe clothes. his wife sandra was also in court wednesday. facing her own charge of filing false income tax returns. jackson, the son of a civil rights leader, spent 17 years in congress, before taking a leave of absence for bipolar disorder. and then resigning. >> those health issues are directly related to his predicament. that's not an excuse. it's just a fact. >> reporter: jackson made the admission as part of his guilty plea. but the judge said several in times in court, he is not bound by the sentenc
, dean. criminal charges were filed today against former chicago congressman jesse jackson jr. prosecutors say he spent three quarters of a million dollars in campaign money on himself. including furniture at his home in northwest washington. that's where nancy cordes is tonight. nancy? >> reporter: anthony, according to these court documents, jackson spent more than $9,000 on children's furniture for this house using campaign funds and that was one of the more mundane purchases. he has been charged with one count of conspiracy-- which is punishable by up to five years in prison. prosecutors paint 47-year-old jesse jackson, jr. as a profligate spender who used campaign donations to indulge frivolous and expensive whims. $43,000 on a gold-plated men's rolex watch. $5,000 on fur capes and parkas. and a long list of bruce lee and michael jackson memorabilia. including a $4,000 guitar and a $4,600 fedora. prosecutors say tens of thousands more went to pay down personal credit cards. jackson, jr. came to congress in 1995, the promising and personable son of a civil rights leader, t
political and cultural figures; from jesse jackson to prince. her goal, capture a split second that endures through time, revealing personality and passion. >> terry: for me, there's a difference between a photograph and a picture. a photograph is a snap. a picture is something that really says something, that's going to stand the test of time, that people can look at a hundred years from now and learn something from it, or be intrigued by it, or poses more questions, perhaps. i'm terry gydesen, and i'm a freelance documentary photographer. the documentary part for me has always been the most interesting form of photography. i'm not as much of a director, i like to go into a situation of chaos and find the picture. and i don't set things up with any of my work. i've been pretty lucky at finding images that come together, and when it looks right, i push the button. the political work, i've always, i've gone for not necessarily the candidate who's going to win, it's more of the passion. you know, sometimes the underdog, sometimes people that i'm, i completely have opposite views of. i was jus
congressman, jesse jackson junior pleads guilty to spending hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign cash on luxury items. megan has more on the fall of a promising politician. >> reporter: jesse jackson junior was a congressman for 17 years now he faces years behind bars. amid-a crush of people, he emerges from federal court in dc after pleading guilty to federal conspiracy charges. >> sorry i let everybody down. >> reporter: in tears in front of a judge. with his father in the front row he admitted to spending three quarters of a million dollars in campaign funds to finance his lavish lifestyle. he spent $60,000 at restaurants and night clubs, $43,000 on a rolex watch and $14,000 on dry cleaning. >> it is clear he became convinced his campaign account could be used to satisfy any personal whim he had. >> reporter: his wife sandra also pled guilty for filing false tax returns. she failed to report $600,000 in income. he resigned from congress last november. he has been treated at the mayo clinic for bi-polar disorder. >> those health issues are
in that case. >>> an extravagant misuse of money. former chicago area congressman jesse jackson junior pleads guilty to spending hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign cash on personal luxury items. it's marty's over in the first -- it's meghan mccorkell with the story. >> good morning. jesse jackson, junior was a congressman and now he could face years behind bars. >> jesse jackson junior emerges from federal court in dc. >> i'm sorry. >> after plead ing guilty to federal conspiracy charges. in tears in tonight of the judge jackson admitted to spending 3 quarter s of a million to finance his lavish lifestyle. he spent $60,000 at restaurants and nightclubs $43,000 on a rolex watch. >> it is clear that jesse jackson became convinced that his campaign account could be used to satisfy any personal whim that he had. >> jackson's wife, sandra, also pled guilty for filing false tax returns. she admitted she failed to report $600,000 in income. jesse jackson junior resigned from congress last november. he's been treated at the major clinic for bipolar disorder. >> those health issues are rela
jackson, jr., now faces several years in prison, after admitting in court that he took hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign funds for personal use. danielle nottingham reports for wjz from washington. >> reporter: jesse jackson, jr., wiped tears from his eye, as the judge read charges against him. the former congressman admitted to spending more than $700,000 in campaign cash on personal items and said he misled the american people. >> jesse needed to come to terms with his misconduct. and those who were in court saw that he did precisely that. >> reporter: jackson spent $43,000 a rolex watch. $9,000 on furniture. and more than $5,000 on expensive clothes. his wife sandra was also in court wednesday, facing her own charge of filing false income tax returns. jackson, the son of the civil rights leader, spent 17 years in congress before taking a leave of absence for bipolar disorder, and then resigning. >> those health issues are directly related to his present predicament. that's not an excuse. that's just a fact. >> reporter: jackson
projects. >>> next up this morning right here on wjz. >> jesse jackson junior and his wife appear in federal court today. coming up, the charges they both face and their expected pleas. >> why the feds are getting involved in the case of the deadly hopkins gynecologist who took pictures of his patients. i'm mike schuh a live report next. >> a teenager who shot up his school on the first day enters a plea. i'm rochelle richie, the latest on robert gladden junior coming up next. >> i'll have the latest on your morning commute in just a few. >> audiences are flocking to theaters to see a good day to die hard the fifth film in the series. ji courtney tell us what it was like working with bruce willis and playing his son in his latest one. stay tuned that's coffee with. >>> we're taking >>> it is 6:30 and very pretty, pretty cold and windy. sharon is watching the streets, marty is over at first warning weather. >> there's this light area of moisture. i think the bulk of this is aloft and not falling. it's very dry right now. be surprised if any of this is hitting the ground but you may
is on tuesday. >>> jesse jackson, jr., the son of the civil rights leadser charged with misusing campaign funds and his wife, sandi jackson is charged with campaign fraud. the charges might be a surprise, the enormous amount of money involved is there. >> reporter: the justice department dropped the bomb today on once was chicago's powerful political couples. jealousy and sandi jackson. jesse diverted campaign cash to support a lavish lifestyle by his wife. both husband and wives agreed to the charges and hope for leniency in sentencing. sandi jackson's attorneys released this statement. >> i suspect also she will be basically throwing her future in the hands of a federal judge and hopefully, this judge will decide whether one or both or neither do time. >> instructor: since 2007, the jacksons filed false tax returns and campaign reports to conceal an outrageous personal spending habits for luxuries $582,000 in charges, $167,000 directly from the jackson congress' campaign fund. $40,000 for a watch and $10,000 in children's furniture. $5,000 for fur c
officers. >>> former congressman jesse jackson junior's son, pleads guilty to federal charges tonight. he is accused of misusing three quarters of a million dollars in campaign funds. his wife sandra is charged separately. both signed plea deals. jackson will have to repay the funds and possibly spend time in prison. >>> controversy over a photo of a grammy nominated rapper with two maryland state police troopers. rap star 2 chainz was arrested on drug charges on his way to a concert. another questions the troopers conduct. kai jackson has more on the photo getting nationwide attention. >> reporter: today, the contents of the car 2 chainz was riding in got him arrested but a photo afterwards could be a problem for maryland state troopers. >> good morning. >> reporter: if you have never heard of rapper 2 chainz he got prime time exposure february 11th on 2 broke girls ♪ when i die, bury me inside the gucci stove ♪ ♪ >> he is not knew to the scene. he has been around since the 90s. >> reporter: he received no love on valentines day after
, better maryland. >> reporter: it's located in west baltimore. jackson says it's falling apart. >> you see the vents. you have some that work, some that do not work. >> reporter: in fact, the baltimore education coalition says it has a bold, long-range plan for city schools. $1billion is the estimate of the amount needed to renovate 65 schools. perhaps a harder sell will be the political will needed from the governor and lawmakers. >> when confetti falls on the last day of the session, we will have a deal for baltimore schools. >> we really need to make some improvements in city schools. >> reporter: something has to be done about the condition of city schools. they say if not, it will be the students in the long run who suffer. >> we recognize that our children deserve the best and if they're going to be learn, they have to be in facilities that are ready for learning. >> reporter: jackson school is a prime example of the delaptation plaguing some city schools. >> i think they should, but i don't know if they will. >> reporter: their plan i
. widespread delays at bwi and smaller airports shut completely. kai jackson has more on the looming travel crisis. kai. >> reporter: national leaders are preparing the public for a worst case scenario. those we talked to tonight at bwi marshall hope travel nightmares will be avoided. a budget battle in washington dc could have a ripple effect on air travel across the country. the obama administration is warning the so called sequester could be devastating. >> flights to major cities like new york, chicago, san francisco and others could experience delays up to 90 minutes during peak hours. >> reporter: it is a high stakes debate with $85 billion in potential cuts on the line. >> i think for the most part posturing on both sides. yeah, posturing. >> reporter: transportation officials say is he quest ration could force furloughs of air traffic controllers. control towers across the country would close. in maryland, towers at five regional and local airports could close. like martin state airport in baltimore county. [ audio difficulty ] >>> all right her
, better maryland. >> phillipe jackson is the principal of gilmore elementary school in baltimore and he says it's falling apart. >> you see the vents, you have some that work, some that does not work. >> in fact the baltimore education coalition says it has a bold long range plan. $1 billion is the estimate for the amount needed to renovate 65 schools, perhaps the harder sell will be the political will needed from the governor and lawmakers. >> when the confetti falls on the last day of the session, we will have a deal for baltimore schools. >> we really need to make some improvements in baltimore city schools. >> we recognize that our children deserve the best and if they're going to learn they've got to be in facilities ready for learning. >> jackson's school is a prime example and gilmore elementary is on the list to be renovated if it can make it that far. >> do you think people will come up with the money? >> reporter: the governor has expressed interest in the concept but has not thrown his support behind the this legislation. i'm mike schuh re
'm kai jackson. >> plus, spring training opening day. the orioles are gearing up to take the field in florida. what adam jones is saying about this year's season. >> taking a live look outside, it is a wet and cold start to our weekend in this area. so, will conditions clear up at some point? we hope so. meteorologist tim williams has the answer in first warning weather forecast. >> eyewitness news saturday morning starts now. >>> good morning. welcome to eyewitness news saturday morning. i'm gigi barnett. first, here's what people are talking about today. >>> major-league action against the pretennis johns hopkins hospital. millions of dollars in lawsuits filed by patients after their gynecologist is accused of secretly videotaping one of them. meghan mccorkell speaks to one of the patients who is suing. >> reporter: good morning, the first two lawsuits were filed against johns hopkins on friday and many more are expected to come. >> i cannot believe it. >> that's a violation. >> this is shocking. >> reporter: patient after patient of the d
'm kai jackson. >> i'm mary bubala. here's what people are talking about. >>> catholics are stun ned by the pope's resignation. now the question is, who will replace pope benedict xvi. a report from the vatican. >> pope benedict xvi stunned the vatican saying he no longer has the strength to do the job. the 85-year-old says he will step down at the end of the month becoming the first pope to resign in 600 years. church leaders express their sadness. >> it's like watching your own dad get old and admit that he's not up to all the duties that being the head of the family involves. >> the news quickly spread through saint peters square. >> i hope the next pope can be better than this one. >> pope benedict became head of the catholic church in 2005 succeeding pope john paul, ii. he talked the priest scandal. some say he didn't go far enough. >> he wasn't ever as popular as the other popes. there are a lot of question marks over the way he dealt with the sex scandal. >> this is a historic moment for the church. they will gather to replace a living hope. there are several contenders but no
, everybody. i'm mary bubala. >> i'm kai jackson. here's what people are talking about. >> it sounds like a plot to an action film. three people are dead in las vegas, following a shooting and a multicar crash. misare searching for a luxury suv that raced away from the scene. >> reporter: these are the smashed-up remains after a deadly shooting on the las vegas strip. police say a suspect in a black range rover opened fire at a stoplight. the apparent target was this maserati. bullet holes are visible from the windshield. it crashed and ignited a fireball. >> the maserati traveled through what we believe was a red light, at a high rate of speed, striking serl vehicles. one of those vehicles was a local cab that also caught on fire as a result of the impact. >> reporter: guests in the nearby casinos heard the impact. >> there was a loud boom. and then i heard two other booms. and i looked out my window, up here in caesar's palace. i could see the fire ball, over here on the kosher. -- corner. >> reporter: the driver of the maserati was killed, along
more than 1,000 people. >> i'm kai jackson. here's what people are talking about. the meteor hit with the force of an atomic blast. you heard the sound. in fact, that noise in the fiery contrail had some people panicking, thinking it was the end of the world. edward lawrence reports with more on hundreds injured. >> reporter: the meteor exploded over a small russian town and caused a shock wave. glass shattered, injuring hundreds of people. this woman went to the hospital with a bloody arm. other his cuts on their faces and heads. the explosion rocked a mountain range, about 900 miles east of moscow. cameras throughout the area, caught the meteor, as it streaked across the sky. >> reporter: scientists say it was the size of a large bus. and it was twafling -- traveling 33 miles per hour. the meteor came without warning, stunning a canadian hockey player, now living in russia. >> i hear this loud bang. kind of in a 24-story building. i'm on the 23rd floor. and i look up and all of a sudden, the lights are shaking and i hear car alarms going of
congressman jesse jackson, jr. the primary comes three months after jackson resigned, after being treated for a bipolar disorder. he pled guilty last week to misusing campaign money. he could face up to five years in prison when he is sentenced. >>> turnout is low. rain is starting to arrive. and it's going to be sticking around for a while. but sea gulls at fort mchenry don't seem to mind very much, the wet conditions. trust me. they're out there somewhere at fort mchenry. the sea gulls we're talking about. wjz has weather and traffic together. bob is here with the updated numbers from first warning weather. >> i think the sea gulls may be in chicago now. we missed them. luckily, no heavy rain. no flood watches anymore. take a look at radar. we had batches of rain move through the region. right now, the heaviest activity. it's moderate rain down there. you folks will see some heavier showers in the next hour or two. but we're going to look for a rainy night tonight. and it will get windy. in fact, winds go up to 25 to 30 miles an hour. and becaus
>>> hi. i'll kai jackson. -- i'm kai jackson. >> and i'm mary bubala. >> we have a winter weather advisory in effect for parts of maryland now. outside, it's partly cloudy. and the weather is hovering. let's go to tim williams. you told us about this, tim. >> you know, kai, it's the latest in our series of little skirmishes. little blasts of winter weather that comes through. first warning doppler radar shows what has really come into the area. really a batch of the portion that came across the lower west. it really hit some very dry air. and started to break up. the problem that we had is that the cold air is very close by. the dew point is at 23. cold air aloft is very, very cold. and it's cold enough to make some of this freezing rain. we have temperatures above freezing. that's the direction that this is coming in. but as it starts to mix in this afternoon, we are starting to see potential for a bit of sleet again and freezing rain. national weather service has issued this weather advisory for the areas you see there, shaded until
place. kai jackson was the mc of the event. the second and third place winners received 1200 dlrgs -- $1,200 and $600. >>> still to come, immigration uproar. did the white house leak a plan? >> another blow keeps oncoming for a man charged with slapping a toddler on board an airliner. what his employer is now doing. >> don't let that sunshine fool you. bundle up if you're headed outside today. bernadette woods is updating her complete first warning weather forecast, that's coming up. >>> complete coverage continues with don scott, jessica kartalija and first warning weather with marty bass and meteorologist bernadette woods. it's wjz, maryland's news station. i'm only in my 60's... i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance
" to vote for jesse jackson. but koch told the "macneil- lehrer newshour's" charlayne hunter gault jackson was provoking people. >> i've been the mayor here for 11 years. for ten years, prior to this particular period, we've had no difficulty in this city as it relates to civil disturbance. what he is in fact conjuring up is that the summer that he came here, there might be civil disturbance. that's what he's saying-- fire in the theatre. i don't think that's very nice of him to do. >> sreenivasan: koch left office in 1989 after losing the democratic primary to david dinkins. current new york mayor michael bloomberg reflected on koch's legacy today. >> and when we mourn his passing, ed really-- we always say this, but ed really would have wanted us to celebrate his life and the life of the city he loved. >> sreenivasan: koch voiced that love for his city often, as here in a documentary released in theaters today. >> whenever i would fly home there was the city of new york laid out before me, and i thought to myself, "this belongs to me! it's extraordinary. thank you, god." ( laughs ) >>
jackson and he had nine points, morgan let 46-18 on intermission. he had 16 points, the junior forward out of buoy. helping morgan, morgan sweeps the season series. elsewhere, new jersey, second half, georgetown rutgers, wally rescueds blocked by mike hopkins into the hand of markell stocks but it counts, 51-48 rutgers, and later georgetown leading, rutgers trying to catch up. it's another rejection. eli carter answers an unanswered prayer, and how about this in atlantic, miami against north carolina tonight and look shane's dad, baseball hall of famer, barry larkin and his mom lisa, lebron and dewayne, look at that play. now let's get to our own backyard for a moment. literally outside back room news room door. northwest baltimore city, the division one national championship, men'sly owe greyhounds, the lacrosse -- lie owe will greyhounds, loyola university of maryland, preseason number one. they're picked to defend their national crown. >> so >>> a snow man in ohio stands the test of time. he made him the day after christmas. here's the first pict
, expressed admiration for former raven, oj mcgan he suffers from als. wjz is live with kai jackson. >> reporter: that's right denise. for several years oj has been inspiring other s with his story especially the ravens. now, he and his wife are being honored for their hard work. it was a magical moment when the ravens won super bowl xlvii, february 3rd in new orleans. >> for oj. >> reporter: and members of the team are quick to credit this former player for inspiring them. >> oj said it, we are a team of vision. we never took our eyes off the prize. >> reporter: he played with ray lewis in 2001, when the ravens won their first trophy after beating the giants in super bowl xxxv. on friday the babe ruth foundation honored oj and shannon with their community service award, for their fight. >> i am humbled when people say i am an inspiration. my belief is that the same fight deep in my heart is available to everybody. >> reporter: years after the super bowl a diagnosis of als sidelined the linebacker he is confined to a wheelchair and uses a compu
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another setback. >> hi, everybody. i'm mary bubala. >> and i'm kai jackson. here's what people are talking about. >> more trouble for the crippled carnival cruise liner. its to line broke today, further delaying its arrival at port. we are told the line is now repaired. and here's a live look at the ship. still miles off the alabama coast. the cruise liner is limping to shore at an extremely slow rate. passengers are counting the hours until they are back on dry land, after all these days. randall pinkston reports for wjz, from mobile. >> reporter: the gaing way is in place. the terminal has been scrubbed clean for the arrival of the disabled carnival cruise ship triumph. it is expected to be towed into the port of mobile this evening. 3,000 passengers and 1,000 1,000 staff on board. >> i'm thinking we probably won't see the vessel until 7:00 or 8:00. >> i came to get our girls. >> they came to pick up their daughters, who are on the ship with their dads. they say the girls have been crying. >> mommy, i'm so scared. mommy, i don't know
a gallon. wjz live, kai jackson explains how bad it could get. >> gas prices are notably higher drivers are fuming. the price of gas is burning a hole in the wallets of some drivers many are doing a double take as they fill up their tanks. >> i got to pay $60 to fill the tank up. used to be 30 to $50. >> reporter: the the average price is $3.73 a gallon, 43¢ more than the average cost of gas one month ago. triple-a tells i witness news one reason gas prices are higher the price of crude has gone up as well. an opec decision to device production by 1 million-barrels a day reduced supply and demand is down as well. >> investors believe as well oil will continue to rise, that is is further inflating the crude oil prices. >> marcus alan admits it is not cheap to fill up his audi. he said he uses the car for recreation and not every day driving. >> we are dependent on oil and fossil fuels, we have to make a change. >> triple-a says based on current trends gas prices could continue, through april but they are not expected to be as high as spring last year
jackson explains the suspect was running an animal rescue group. kai? >> reporter: baltimore county police say what the man practiced regarding animals and what he preached were polar opposites. >> an operator called itself. baltimore animal rescue network. $but baltimore county police say barn, as its known, was a fraud, and accused its leader of not helping and abusing animals. >> reporter: the research shows the conditions were unsanitary. the dogs had very little room to move. they were crowded together, and the conditions were just filthy. >> reporter: on thursday, police arrested 29-year-old anthony gere. he was charnlged with 23 gownt -- charged with 23 counts of animal cruelty. police say gere would keep the animals in horrible conditions and later try to sell the animals. >> reporter: police tell eyewitness news that investigators have been watching the suspect and handling these animals since october of 2012. >> reporter: barn has its own facebook page. police say 18 puppy and 5 dogs were seized january 14. 5 of the puppies were in s
. >> everyone is relaxed and feels good. >> reporter: part of the show kai jackson introduced the students. >> i am going to try to study mandarin chinese and for my career i want to go into engineering. >> reporter: the new town senior wowed the crowd and plans to be a pediatrician. >> it is very hard for me. i am not really good with talking in front of people. but i guess it is encouragement for me to get better in speaking in public. >> reporter: this year's winner. >> he grew up in a rough part of detroit and struggled to maintain good grades. >> reporter: campbell, poised on stage for just 14 years old. >> no matter where i go in life it is the stuff that you learn on the way there that is going to have the most impact. >> just 14, amazing. on behalf of wjz we want to thank all of the sponsors who made it possible. >>> well, the pope addresses tens of thousands at his weekly blessing. one of the holy father's final public appearances before he resigns later this month. the 85-year-old appeared from a window for the blessing. he asked for prayer
jackson has more on the tragic case still unfolding. >> reporter: that's right. this police training accident has left a trainee fighting for his life. he is in critical condition tonight and it's resulted in a major shake-up at the baltimore city police department. dramatic video from sky eye chopper 13 of a police trainee being loaded into a medevac hospital after being shot. it happened at the former rosewood center in owings mills baltimore county. a candidate in training with the university of maryland police was shot in the front of the head by a baltimore police trainee instructor in what's being called a training accident. >> he is currently in the operating room with our chief of neuro trauma. he's stable but any thoughts or predictions about long-term neurologic outcome are way to early. >> reporter: the events with unclear. also unclear is whether it was protocol for a live run to be chamberered in a weapon during exercises. the victim was medevacked to shock trama downtown. >> currently our prayers and support are with the trainee and the family at this tough time. >> rep
super bowl power outage. eyewitness news starts now. >>> hi. i'm kai jackson. and i'm mary bubala. here's what people are talking b. >> that's right. a massive, possibly historic blizzard is poised to dump possibly feet of snow from new york to maine. the dangerous winter storm could bring winds up to 75 miles per hour. in connecticut alone, a state of emergency is already in effect. and the snow is beginning to accumulate on roads as well as sidewalks. people are being warned to stay inside and off the roads. further north, light snow is falling in massachusetts, where they are expected to get the brunt of this storm. amtrak is suspending its northeast corridor service between newark and boston. that's going to affect thousands of people. and airlines have canceled thousands of flights through tomorrow. >>> here at home, that same storm system is bringing us rain. wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. meteorologist tim williams and bob turk are tracking this large system. >> large and really, really going to be a very, ver
hours before she is shot to death. >> hi. i'm kai jackson. >> and i'm mary bubala. here's what people are talking about. >> a grieving mother is demanding answers. her daughter found murdered in olympian oscar pistorius's south practice torria home. the man known as the blade runner is due in court tomorrow, the same day reeva steenkamp is to be buried. >> reporter: lawyers will seek bail on tuesday. the double-amputee has been in jail since thursday, charged with killing his girlfriend, model reeva steenkamp. her mother was quoted as asking, why my little girl? why did he do this? but his father said it was a tragic accident, that his son acted on instinct because he thought there was a burglar in the house. investigators have pieced together a different scenario. cbs news has learned that police believe steenkamp slept next to him. she was shot once in the bedroom and three more in the bathroom. and three more shots were shot through the door, hitting her as she covered her head with her hands. the shooting has brought about a bunch of he
for the search for answers. >> i'm kai jackson! and i'm mary but bal -- mary bubala. here's what people are talking b. >> christopher dorner took lives, two. them officers. the week-long rampage is over. the town of los angeles is breathing a sigh of relief. ♪ [ music ] ♪ >> reporter: bagpipes played as the flag-draped coffin, carrying riverside police officer michael crane entered the church. hundreds of police officers from across southern california attended the funeral. police say former los angeles officer and navy reservist, christopher dorner, shot and killed crane in an ambush last week. >> i really did not realize the sheer scale of this and how many people are touched by his life. >> reporter: police believe 33- year-old dorner was the man they found inside a dharred cabin near big bear. but they have not confirmed it yet. until that happens, police will continue to provide security for some of the officers and families who dorner threatened to kill. the week-long search for dorner ended with an intense four-hour shootout at the cabin.
billion cut. >>> former illinois congressman jesse jackson, jr., faces up to five years in prison for using up to half a million dollars on campaign purchases. it could also cost him his pension, worth about $frenchment he resigned after years in congress. >>> state lawmakers move a step closer to labeling pit bulls as inherently dangerous. now are they are reviewing ail bill that holds all dog owners responsible, regardless of breeds. dog owners would also be allowed hearings to prove their dogs aren't dangerous. this is a move dog advocates call discriminatory. >>> very gray and wet area. there is still no sunshine. rain may be sticking around for a while. wjz has weather and traffic together. bob is here with first warning weather. bob? >>> i had rain, snow and sleet. earlier. it's all moved to the eve. but it's one line of showers yet to come through the region. we'll see that between now and about 6:00. could be a brief little bit of sleet with that rain as well. after that, we'll start clearing out. temperature-wise, it's well above f
. the price another the pump -- at the pump has increased for 32 strait 2 -- strait days. kai jackson reports this morning. >> the price of gas is burning a hole in the wallets of some drivers. many are doing a double take as they fill up their tanks. >> it's putting a big dent. $60 just to fill the tank up. it used to take $30. >> the national average for a gallon of regular gas is $3.73 gallon. that's 43 cents more than the average cost of gas just one month ago. >> triple a tells eyewitness news one of the reasons gas prices are higher is because the price of crude oil has gone up. the decision to decrease production reduced supply. at the moment demand is down as well. >> investors believe that oil will continue to rise. that's further inflating the crude oil prices and gas prices. >> marcus admits it's not cheap to fill up his audi. he said he uses the car for recreation and not every day driving. >> we're depending on oil and it has to make a change. we have to make a change. >> triple a says gas prices are expected to rise through april. they're not expected to be as high as they were
abused. i'm kai jackson, i'll tell you what the story is all about and the person in trouble coming up. >> i'm sharon gibala with wjz traffic control. if you're about to head out not very many problems. we will tell you if there are any and where they are. >> if you're a fan of dave berry, you're lucky. he joins us on coffee with to talk about his latest novel his first in a decade called insane city. stay tuned. what a beautiful stay start this is. red sky in the morning, sailor take warning rain on the way. first warning details when we come back right. >>> it's 6:30. it looks like we have the making for a dramatic sunrise this morning. any drama on your drive? sharon will let you know after marty's first warning weather. >> light moisture out to the west will be here by midday and start as a slight before becoming all rain. 30 on tv hill. that's 7 warmer than this time yesterday. it's western maryland that has the winter weather advisory in effect, not central or points east. at lunch on its way to a high of maybe 37. light mix resip to begin, rain through the afternoon and tomorrow
station. >>> i'm kai jackson >> i'm mary bubala. here's what people are talking about. >> we have breaking news from towson where minutes ago a judge sentenced robert gladden to 35 years in prison. gladden pled guilty to shooting his classmate daniel borowy on the first day of school. daniel borowy, a special needs student recovered from his injuries and is back in school. his father gave a victim impact reaction on his behalf. we'll have new information at 5:00 and 6:00. >>> catholics may have a new pope sooner than expected. when the voting starts one cardinal will not be in attendance. the history making voting change and the allegations of inappropriate behavior. >> pope benedict xvi has revised the rule on how his successor will be chosen. they no longer have to wait 15 days to begin voting for a new holy father. after benedict steps down on thursday cardinals can decide to move up the ceremony. >> i think we should get it to as soon as possible. >> i'm surprise d. >> they would like a new pope before easter week, march 24th. keith o'brien will be noticeably absent. he resig
. >> his girlfriend model reeva steenkamp was shot to death. >> jesse jackson jr. will plead guilty for misusing campaign funds. >> this is nod an abstraction. people will lose their jobs. >>> hundreds of people are stranded on a highway in north los angeles. >>> as pope benedict prepares to step down the buzz is blowing that an american could be next in line. >>> apple is the latest victim of cyber attacks with the same malware that hit twitter and facebook. >>> all that -- >> you want a cat fight? oh we have a cat fight. a pair of brooding bobcats. p>> -- and all that matters -- >> you don't need 30 rounds to protect yourself. buy a shotgun. buy a shotgun. >> joe biden being joe biden. >> -- on "cbs this morning." >> pizza shop owner is offering anyone who shows a shotgun or permit 15% off their order. i hate to break it to him, but every store has that discount. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell is on assignment. president obama is warning about across-the-board budget cuts soon to kick in. he warns people will
introspection, fragility. we need to value this intriguing object, and jackson, ken jackson although dead, was a considerable force in portrait painting in the area, and it needs to be taken seriously. he's not that prominent. perhaps one day he will become so. but i would comfortably value this picture at £800, 900 possibly even £1,000. but of course, its value is that it's. oh, yeah. it was never be sold. i would never sell it. no, no. these are lovely vintage clothes, but a lot of people end up taking them to a charity shop. why did you keep them? well, i think it was my mother who kept them, and then because i do tend to hoard things, i just kept them in the box where they've been all this time. right, and this lovely early one here lovely chiffon and lace. well, this one was bought for her when she was 21, and it was to go to a founder's day at a school in high gate in london. and that's the group of old girls at the founder's day. that's fantastic. very, very high stylish dress. so this is 19-- 1931. 1931. absolutely perfect for that period. and then this dr
illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. faces a minimum of nearly four years in prison. he pleaded guilty yesterday for spending campaign funds for personal use. he left yesterday with a message. >> i'm sorry i let everybody down. >> you say you let everybody down? >> i'm sorry i let everybody down. i really am sorry about that. >> in court a tearful jackson said he mislead the american people. documents show he used $750,000 in campaign money to buy a rolex watch, a fur cape flat screen tvs and more. his wife sandy pleaded guilty to filing false tax returns. >>> a new report says too many medical treatments are overprescribed. it's put out by medical specialty groups representing 350,000 doctors. 135 tests and treatments are mentioned in the report. the examples include routine ct scans for kids with minor head injuries and powerful painkillers like oxycontin taken for migraines. the medical group says patients should always ask their doctor this question, do i really need that. >> a new treatment may have millions of americans who have uncontrollable acid reflu
jackson. i'm going to say lou gehrig, but i know it's not. good guess but no, it's not. oh, there we go. shades of sweeney todd. walberg: unlike miller, john bruno doesn't think bidders who attend quinn's auction in falls church, virginia, are primarily interested in traditional americana just because the auction house happens to be located in the suburban south. this is an auction house that does bill itself as dealing with d.c. and it's also on the internet. i'm spotting some modern art and good modern art, even by a no-name artist is always desirable. i mean, what do you see in that? i see a fish eating another fish. okay. huh. walberg: fish? i think that looks like an ear. talk to me about the sticks. come on over here. these are very cool. what kind of prices do you have on them? they range from $75 to... this one's sterling, made in portugal, $175. it's a lady's stick. much more delicate more feminine. this is a more contemporary one, but it's always saleable. anything with dogs. walberg: john looks at these walking sticks before miller buys her dog cane. but dea
exhibit at the maryland historical society. >> centers pearl bailey and mahaley jackson appeared in baltimore in the 60s. their photos are part of the henderson foundation. and renounced sports reporter sam lacy appears in the photos. >> we have so many greats here in baltimore. >> reporter: blue coleman and robert houston are some of the story tellers they were part of baltimore's civil right's movement. >> what we take for granted now has not always been that way. someone had to pay for that. >> i don't know how, why it was that i got involved, it just seemed the right thing to do. >> reporter: their stories will be told here tomorrow night as part of the for all the world to hear project at umbc. >> yes, we're performing here at the maryland's historical society as well as other venues throughout the city. it's part of our outreach project to get out into the community. >> reporter: there are 6,000 photographs in this amazing collection and 75 to 80% of the people in the photos remain unidentified. >> we've had people coming in over the las
" as a sort of, um michael jackson figure sort of a sexually ambiguous separate playful, capricious diva. there's a monkey in the piece which is the one echo still of that. jacobi: whishaw follows a clutch of actors who tackled the role each in their own unique way. a young ian mckellan wallowed in richard's self-love. richard ii: not all the water in the rough, rude sea can wash the balm from an anointed king. the breath of worldly men cannot depose the deputy elected by the lord. [fanfare playing] jacobi: mark rylance played the king as a spoiled child. richard ii: we were not born to sue, but to command! jacobi: stars like jeremy irons, ray fiennes, and kevin spacey have all tackled shakespeare's masterpiece. what does the king do now? must he submit? jacobi: i, too have worn the crown. back in 1978, i played richard on bbc television. a king shall be contented. must he lose the name of king? it's strange to see it. it's quite moving to watch it because i've never seen it and to see yourself 31 years younger is quite startling anyway. no deeper wr
sponsored by cb ♪ >>> michael jackson's son joins "e.t." as a special correspondent. >>> plus the latest on country star mindy mccready's apparent suicide. i'm nancy o'dell. >> and i'm rob marciano. >> the gruesome details. >> could this have been prevented? >> her desperate ballots battle with addiction. >> nurse nurse, she's having a seizure right now! >> what will happen to her two young sons? >>> the king of pop's son, prince michael, turns correspondent for the very first time and it is for
. >> how do you have a successful relationship? the spotlight? >>> then, michael jackson's son prince. >> i have a lot to say. >> as an e.t. correspondent. >> i just turned 16 do you have any advice? >> why is matt lauer missing from "today"? and new concerns about the health of robin
sponsored by cbs captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org >>> michael jackson's son first day here at "e.t." >>> plus is alec baldwin being accused of a hate crime? i'm nancy o'dell. >> and i'm rob marciano. >> alec's racist rant? investigated by new york's hate crime unit. "e.t." with new video. >> plus, alec's all-time nastiest run-in. >>> then mindy mccready's kids after her apparent suicide. was she under investigation for her boyfriend's death? >>> and justin. the alleged bieber murder plot caught on tape. >>
jackson and manny machado all part of what ends the orioles win over the yankees. the birds are 3-0 in spring training play. but not expecting instant success just because they had a good season last year. >> things don't always follow script that's one of the challenges i made to them. we're going to have thing that is don't follow last year's script and that's okay. we're dealing with human beings and it's exciting to watch the game you don't know what's going to happen. >> the o's start the spring schedule >>> for ravens quarterback joe flacco's agent is seeking a $100 million contract. john harbaugh looking in on the work outs for the best college players in indianapolis. skill and speed drills performed under great scrutiny. noter dame linebacker manti teo ran what is considered a sub par time. the ravens could target him in the draft as a replacement for ray lewis. >>> another intriguing draft candidate is tavon smith. catches passes as part of his combine work out in indy. speed is critical and he was blistering fast in the 40. stands j
," and "wannabe starting something." it won eight grammys for jackson. i remember, i had the jacket. i had the jacket with the zippers. absolutely. his pants with zippers too. >> i think of michael jackson and quincy jones. quite a combination. >> indeed. that's what i was thinking. plus, jackson's ability to dance. >> that's right. >> 30 years ago. >> moonwalk anyone? >>> the debate is raging beyond silicon valley after yahoo! tells its workers you cannot work from home anymore. will other companies ban telecommuting? that's ahead on "cbs this morning." ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] to hold a patent that has changed the modern world... would define you as an innovator. to hold more than one patent of this caliber... would define you as a true leader. ♪ ♪ to hold over 80,000... well that would make you... the creators of the 2013 mercedes-benz e-class... quite possibly the most advanced luxury sedan ever. see your authorized mercedes-benz dealer for exceptional offers through mercedes-benz financial services. it's time to get real about what happens in the bathro
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